Mentoring for At-Risk Nomadic Girls in Rural Niger

 
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Mentoring for At-Risk Nomadic Girls in Rural Niger

Mentoring for At-Risk Nomadic Girls in Rural Niger
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Map of Niger, West Africa

Map of Niger, West Africa
Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world-much of it the desert of the vast Sahara. RAIN is one of very few organizations that venture this far. (view small | med | large | orig)

Azara with Mentor Tarbane Ewalwal

Azara with Mentor Tarbane Ewalwal
"Due to the exchange of information between the mentors and the students my life has changed for the better. Our knowledge is multiplied many times." Mentor Tarbane Ewalwal (view small | med | large | orig)

Bess Palmisciano with Akokan Mentors

Bess Palmisciano with Akokan Mentors
RAIN Executive Director and Founder Bess Palmisciano, with mentors in Arlit. Previously illiterate, mentors now take literacy classes themselves, and become esteemed advisors in their communities. (view small | med | large | orig)

Fatima and her Mentor Boulie

Fatima and her Mentor Boulie
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Azahra Mohamed learning practical skills.

Azahra Mohamed learning practical skills.
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Akokan Mentor President Marie Jasmine with Goat

Akokan Mentor President Marie Jasmine with Goat
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Treasurer Tina Mohamed of the Iferouane S&L

Treasurer Tina Mohamed of the Iferouane S&L
Mentors of the Agadez community of Iferouane's S&L group - learn basic economics & the benefits of saving while gaining access to funds to start a business, pay health costs or buy food. (view small | med | large | orig)

Halima (2nd from L) with students & founder Bess

Halima (2nd from L) with students & founder Bess
Photo from Progress Report 'ALC Girls Find a Mentor in Halima Aboubacar' (view small | med | large | orig)

Tamamounte, Fatima & Dafada enjoying the questions

Tamamounte, Fatima & Dafada enjoying the questions
Photo from Progress Report 'ALC Girls Find a Mentor in Halima Aboubacar' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Rain for the Sahel and Sahara

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
http://www.rain4sahara.org

Project Leader

Julia D'Orazio

Office Manager
Portsmouth, NH United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Mentoring for At-Risk Nomadic Girls in Rural Niger